Pakistan’s first Mobile phone based Social Network, named as “Humari Awaz” will be emerging has emerged soon with assistance from United State of America, announced Secretary Clinton during her visit to Pakistan.
As per a press released published on a US state website, Humari Awaz will be is available on all five mobile phone networks. Release further says that platform will leverage SMS technology and enable Pakistanis to build mobile-based networks around shared interests, themes and subjects.
How to Use “Humari Awaz”
- Simply send an SMS “HELP” or “MADAD” to 7111
- Follow the instructions to complete the registration
Humari Awaz or Our Voice is free right now. U.S. support for the program will cover the costs of the first 24 million Humari Awaz messages.
How it works
Once you are registered, you become the member of main “Our Voice” channel or let’s call it room. Messages sent on this channel are received by everyone registered with Our Voice.
In addition to linking friends and families, the network will also help a range of other users – from farmers and resellers who want to share market prices, to businesses that wish to communicate with their staff on the road, to news outlets that want to share information with targeted groups.
Humari Awaz participants also have the option to identify themselves or remain anonymous.
Humari Awaz demonstrates Secretary Clinton’s continued support for using new technologies to create social networks that facilitate more people-to-people interactions.